Low academic expectations and poor support for special education students is ‘hurting their future’

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When they separate you into different classrooms it can just debilitate you,” he said, adding that the content was “dummied down.” Within each disability, there is variance in severity and how the disability reveals itself in a classroom.

Georgia program for children with disabilities: ‘Separate and unequal’ education?

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Ten years later, the couple sat across a wooden table from Caleb, now 16, a high school dropout and, as of September, survivor of a suicide attempt. Classrooms were off a hallway with locked doors at both ends. Related: Technology offers help in special ed .